Kim Jong-un's sister gets key DPRK post

By Agencies in Seoul and Pyongyang ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-11-28 07:24:29

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea revealed on Thursday that top leader Kim Jong-un's younger sister, Kim Yo-jong, holds the title of a senior party official, confirming her rise through the ranks as a potential key aide to the young leader.

Kim Yo-jong, believed to be 26, made her first public appearance during the funeral of then-leader Kim Jong-il in December 2011.

Since then, she has occasionally been seen accompanying her brother to political events and on his "field guidance trips", but without any specific title attached to her name.

Kim Jong-un's sister gets key DPRK post

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